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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-19-2004
Replies: 37
Views: 13,046
Posted By Wega24
help with lifes dream

Jeff as usual makes excellent points. I only dissagree with his comments about Cats.

I do not see them to be unsafer than Monohulls ( when sailed responsible )
Especially in the cruising areas...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-19-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 1,842
Posted By Wega24
Hunter Arch, Any Comments or Opinions?

this is going to be an interesting thread

:-)

you are talking about the rollbar , right ?

Thorsten
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-04-2004
Replies: 27
Views: 5,077
Posted By Wega24
New Boat 32-34 Feet

oopps
the bavaria shows good...
New ones maybe, look at 5 year old ones... than run. After reading all kinds of German bulletin boards I must say that I would prefer a Catalina over a Bavaria (...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-26-2004
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By Wega24
Removing large sticker

Hi
I will get my new ( old) boat hopefully pretty soon. The boat has a huge sticker on the hull, its old and looks crappy. plus with the right ceremony of course, the boat will be renammed.
I have...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-18-2004
Replies: 24
Views: 4,451
Posted By Wega24
Got my title for the 30 footer..

First of all
Thanks Jeff for another well written post of yours. I wouldnt have been so nice about this, if I would have answered to the original poster.

here my 2 cts about the title...
Its...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-15-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 4,954
Posted By Wega24
KEEP BIRD POOP OFF YOUR DECKS

seen my neighbor pulling up those ever present AOL cd''s ( I would think that some M@M ( spelling ?) would work as well. He has a little hole drilled in them and pulls a fishing line up the mast. It...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-07-2004
Replies: 14
Views: 2,812
Posted By Wega24
Sailing to Cuba...need advice on Government and expenses

I really do not have the answers for you.

But my neckhair went straight up, about your question, if you need a passport or not.
You are entering a different country. You need a passport. WHat do...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-07-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 1,561
Posted By Wega24
Advice Wanted: 30'''' + for Retiree...

lol that is too funny indeed, as my wife wasalso irritated about the yellow inside, I told her to paint it and I was doing all kinds of wrestling to make it work, but no way, jose.
That color stuff...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-05-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 1,561
Posted By Wega24
Advice Wanted: 30'''' + for Retiree...

AS much As I would like to help. We just bought our first J 30 ( still on the hard somewhere in Michigan )

Therefore most is hearsay, however funded enough that I shelled out a lot of hard earned...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-04-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 1,561
Posted By Wega24
Advice Wanted: 30'''' + for Retiree...

look into the J 30

Thorsten
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-04-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 13,623
Posted By Wega24
Bavaria Yachts

well those are built in Germany. actually in BAvaraia far away from any water.

They do built them very modern and use the newest techniqyes for high volume output.

However if you go on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-23-2004
Replies: 5
Views: 1,573
Posted By Wega24
Autohelm AutoPilot ?

cant say nothing about the original post, just had to answer to the ZERO help from Raytheon.
I do have the same experience with a ST 400 ( ? series ) log. which works exactly at 3 knots... under 3...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-09-2004
Replies: 11
Views: 1,920
Posted By Wega24
Another One Bites The Dust

forget the loyds certificate . You can safely assume that if the boat built in 1967 is still somewhat floating, somebody has looked at the loyds procedures at the time she was built. And thats more...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-09-2004
Replies: 0
Views: 630
Posted By Wega24
10000 Posts

yeah I think I just posted the 10000 post.
Do I get a 25 dlr coupon now ?

Just kidding of course.
What I do want to do is saying THANK YOU to Sailnet as they provide serious server space for us...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-02-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 1,251
Posted By Wega24
New Sails

seems no one has any advice.... or maybe they are still waiting for the ordered sails to come in ???

I have priced them and than I went with Sailnets own Airforce sails and found them very...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-02-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 1,544
Posted By Wega24
Old sails made new?

parents did their sails with sailcare.
They are good people who do a very fine job. Tell them Thorsten Schaette from Carlilse lake sends you and ask them if you can get the 15 % off for sail...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-23-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 1,599
Posted By Wega24
Boat for lake sailing

A wood boat with a glass hull from Germany ?
Old ( 72 ) but beautiful. 15 k 24 foot. Headturner, loaded ( lol ) lots of room, sleeps 4 easy. Teak Deck .. not for everyone. 279 Phref Sleeper. Its...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-21-2004
Replies: 14
Views: 9,110
Posted By Wega24
Buying a used Moorings Boat

I am sure you have one boat in mind. Check all over and you might find the same type somewhere else for about the same money but in much better condition.

If you just want to get a good deal from...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-19-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 914
Posted By Wega24
trailering J 30 Load Permits

Anybody know how to get wide load permits if you trailer a J 30 from New York to Illinois .

I hear about companies who do a whole triptik kind of thing and tell you all the do and donts wich vary...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-13-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 5,588
Posted By Wega24
Jeff HELP : Laser 28

Hi Jeff

you wrote :

In many ways a Laser 28 would be a good boat in the light air conditions. I raced mine as a couples boat and it was great in that role. Laser 28''s are easy to tow being...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-11-2004
Replies: 5
Views: 1,301
Posted By Wega24
buying a boat

this was my wife posting. Sorry to interrupt in this thread.

Thorsten

p.s. just disregard in this thread and concentrate on that Niagara 35 instead.
If however someone has a J 30. dont...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-11-2004
Replies: 5
Views: 1,301
Posted By Wega24
buying a boat

we are looking for a J30, preferrable younger model.
Does anyone have one for sale?
Thanks
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-10-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 4,530
Posted By Wega24
J 30 good boat ? Jeff, please let me know

Thanks, as usual a wonderful report, even if I didnt want to hear about the problems.

Some of them are of course age related and therefore pretty universal applied to all older boats.

Dont...
Forum: Chartering   01-09-2004
Replies: 8
Views: 2,157
Posted By Wega24
BVI suggestions

as for the captain. lets leave it in the other discussion.

New spots. Between Sandy Spit and Little Jost VAn Dyke is that shallow cut. There are about 5 mooring balls and a new restaurant Foxy''s...
Forum: Chartering   01-09-2004
Replies: 30
Views: 6,654
Posted By Wega24
Assault by Moorings Captain

well ... you got the name of that captain ? Is he still working for them ?

These are serious allegations, but if true, dont hold back. Let us all know about it, so we can tell moorings that we...
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